EVENTS

Kwanzaa event (Dec. 28th)

20th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration – Dec 28, 2017

 

In The Meantime, hosted it’s 20th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration on Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017, the first day of Kwanzaa. UMOJA’, Unity, is first Spiritual Principle of Kwanzaa. The In The Meantime Wellness Center/ Carl Bean House was filled with love, laughter, drumming, dancing, singing, a powerful message of the day, great food and brother/sister-hood! Take a look….

 

BoiRev – Christmas event

1st Annual Holiday Party – Dec 21, 2017

 

BoiRevolution2017 Naughty But Nice! Celebrated their 1st Annual Holiday Party last night! 18-34 yoa. Like the BoiRevolution2017 page to stay up with events and activities for 2018. Happy New Year. You Can Have It All!

 

MENtor Dinner

MENtorship Dinner – Nov. 22

 

In The Meantime hosted it’s annual MENtorship Dinner @ Wokcano’s in down town LA. Brothers filled a private room to break bread and to share their experiences participating in the MENtorship Project. If you are interested in participating please contact Jeffrey King directly at 323-733-4868 to set up an appointment.

 

 

Black Party (Oct 29th)

location – Redline Bar

 

21765102_10155064340144205_117272927076915026_nThis year’s IN THE MEANTIME UMOJA RETREAT was SPECTACULAR. The Desert Ridge Estate was breath taking. The workshops were powerful. The Brothers are priceless. The Family came together and we had ourselves one AMAZING Retreat. We are family, Stronger Together! I Love My Brother, I Love Myself! I Trust My Brother, I Trust Myself!

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IN THE MEANTIME’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

 

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The Legends Ball 2017

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We hope that you will enjoy these AMAZING images from ‘INside OUTside: Celebrating Our Storytellers’,
In collaboration with AFH, In The Meantime, inHale Entertainment, and Native Son
A DAY TO REMEMBER, STARS, STATEMENTS, &LEGENDS!
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 3-6pm
NeueHouse Hollywood, 6121 Sunset Blvd. LA CA 90
Reception, Media Exbibit, and Awards Presentation

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day @ In The Meantime Wellness was exceptional. Special thanks to Charles Mc Wells and our amazing panelist, Rev. Leslie Burke, Cynthia Davis, Traci Bivens-Davis, Bridget Gordon and Precious Jackson. Community coming together warmed this space we call home, The Carl Bean House, ‘Community Lives Here’.

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‘HEALTHY NEW YEAR 2017’,
Facilitated by Jewel Thais-Williams, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac, M.S.O.M
Join community for the first in a series of quarterly WELLNESS CLINICS in partnership with Jewel Thais Williams/ The Village Health Foundation and the In The Meantime Wellness Center.
LOCATION:
In The Meantime Wellness Center,
2146 W. Adams, LA CA 90018
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
7-9pm
FREE and OPEN to the general public. ALL are Welcome
Learn better about creating and maintaining a lifestyle of Wellness/ diet, exercise, acupuncture demonstrations, herbs and more.

 

In The Meantime’s 19th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

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The Black Masquerade Party

In The Meantime and it’s BoiRevolution youth initiative hosted the Most Amazing, ‘BLACK PARTY’ MASQUERADE BALL. This year’s annual Ball was attended by more than 200 invited guest at the historic Carl Bean House, (the home of In The Meantime). The surrounding grounds, court yard and red room parlor were all packed to capacity with men and women of all ages. ITMT staff was on point and all the host and Performances were more than amazing!

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EVOLUTION

Words cannot express how POWERFULLY this year’s UMOJA Retreat unfolded. EVOLVING! A diverse group of intergenerational Black men came together to manifest healing, releasing, laughter, bonding, self-discovery, and collective affirmation. For the past 19 years every retreat has had its perfect unfoldment as well as its perfect storm. Lord! that bus evolution… will be a story that we will tell for years to come. I’m inviting all of the soldier that took the bus back to LA for an all-expense paid trip to Magic Mountain on me. Thanks to everyone who cooked, facilitated, coordinated and blessed us with their brilliant light and talents.

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EVOLUTION

Words cannot express how POWERFULLY this year’s UMOJA Retreat unfolded. EVOLVING! A diverse group of intergenerational Black men came together to manifest healing, releasing, laughter, bonding, self-discovery, and collective affirmation. For the past 19 years every retreat has had its perfect unfoldment as well as its perfect storm. Lord! that bus evolution… will be a story that we will tell for years to come. I’m inviting all of the soldier that took the bus back to LA for an all-expense paid trip to Magic Mountain on me. Thanks to everyone who cooked, facilitated, coordinated and blessed us with their brilliant light and talents.

 

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BLACK GAY MEN’S WELLNESS MONTH, Opening Reception and Panel Presentation’, ‘THE Evolution of Black Gay Men’ was EXCEPTIONAL! The topic centered on the ‘The State of Black Gay Men’, Living and loving through the perils of HIV, homophobia and racism.
The three panelist, (Darnell Anthony Green, Aunsha Hall-Everett, and Gerald Garth) displayed a keen sense and knowledge of the issues that disproportionately impact Black Gay Men. Each panelist was thoughtful and astute in their recommendations for interventions. The dialogue was masterfully facilitated by JavonTae Wilson and Greg Wilson as they wove together a focused dialogue that was inclusive and solution driven.

‘How Do We Look’ AMAZING! A special thanks to the amazing panelist who participated and facilitated last night’s Community forum for Black Gay Men’s Wellness Month, week #2 @ In The Meantime. The panel and audience participants explored ways that Black Gay Men are portrayed in the film industry and throughout social media outlets. Panel Participants included Rodney Chester, Spencer Collins, and Jayce Baron Sadler. The evening was facilitated by JaVonTae Wilson and Mr. Greg Wilson

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, ‘Feeling Good, Living Well’ with the notorious Dr. Wilbert Jordan was one of the highlights of the year. In The Meantime, is grateful for the many years of dedication and support that Dr. Jordan has given to our community. The lives of Black Gay Men are better because of his continued commitment to meeting the wellness needs for thousands. Click on to the link to view session highlightsTuesday, August 16, 2016, ‘Feeling Good, Living Well’ with the notorious Dr. Wilbert Jordan was one of the highlights of the year. In The Meantime, is grateful for the many years of dedication and support that Dr. Jordan has given to our community. The lives of Black Gay Men are better because of his continued commitment to meeting the wellness needs for thousands.

‘BLACK GAY MEN’S WELLNESS MONTH’ concluded its month long series of community forums with a powerful panel presentation and discussion centered around the topic of ‘Spiritual and Emotional Wellness’, Pastor Gabriel L. Nash, Chris Cotton and Donnie Hue Frazier III took the discussion to the next level. Greg Wilson displayed expert facilitation skills in shaping the dynamic exchange. We hope that you will join us for In The Meantime’s 19th anniversary celebration/ closing ceremony for Black Gay Men’s Wellness Month.

#MENtorship, In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. hosted its quarterly Mentee dinner at the Carl Bean House tomorrow, Wed, August 10, 2016, 7-9pm. Catered by California Pizza Kitchen. If you want to find out more about #MENtorship and how you can be connected to a mentor, join us. 2146 W. Adams Blvd. LA CA 90018. (Must be 18- early 30’s to attend). Young LA brothers Rock!

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In The Meantime hosted it’s annual pre-pride Celebration at the Carl Bean House. A great time was had by all. DJ KeKe turned it up for the dance floor, Michelle was amazing as always! Our local Pride leaders came out to share about the upcoming weekend. To find out what’s going on this weekend log onto our website and check the most recent MESSAGE digital copy. There you will find events and social media contacts. Let the CELEBRATION begin!

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In The Meantime’s MENtorship Project hosted a special dinner for existing and prospective mentors at the home of In The Meantime, (The Carl Bean House). Some of LA’s most conscious and established Brothers came together to discuss their individual MENtorship relationships and to offer recommendation on how to improve and expand upon the already growing movement.

 

In The Meantime held a Candle Light Vigil for our fallen Brothers and Sisters in Orlando Florida.

Our Los Angeles Community came together to honor our Brothers and sisters in Orlando. Our hearts go out to those directly and indirectly impacted. ALL OF US! Through the tears and laughter we continue to RISE!

 

Kundalini Yoga @ In The Meantime

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Every Saturday.  All are welcome to attend. The Kundalini is untapped energy (prana) at the base of the spine that can be drawn up through the body awakening each of the seven chakras. Full enlightenment occurs when this energy reaches the crown chakra at the top of the head.

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